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Conceived in the aftermath of World War II, at a time when many European countries were attempting to rebuild and restore tattered, downtrodden economies, the modern-day scooter became a vehicle that redefined the streets of many old-world cities. Scooters provided many with inexpensive and reliable transportation, and made the case that creative and stylish two-wheeled […]
Powerful naked bikes have nearly become a two-wheeled cliché, but Aprilia’s Tuono 1000R Factory offers a visually arresting departure from the crowd. From its gold-tone frame to its insectoid headlight and audacious graphics, the Tuono Factory certainly looks the part of rabble-rouser. But the chattering bark of the 998cc V-twin confirms its feisty looks: This […]
For many riders, Italian superbike is synonymous with Ducati. But the 2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory (www.apriliausa.com) promises to change minds—and turn heads. The $21,000 superbike weighs less than 400 pounds and features a new 65-degree V-4 engine that produces 180 hp and 85 ft lbs of torque. Black and red body panels wrapped tightly around […]
While competing in its third Grand Prix motor racing season in 1987, Aprilia won its first title, at the Grand Prix of San Marino. Since then, the Italian producer of motorcycles and scooters has won 32 world titles and recorded 250 individual victories. Despite its racing success, the brand has remained relatively obscure in the […]
The term muscle scooter might sound self-contradictory, but it aptly describes the Aprilia Sportcity 250 (www.apriliausa.com). Aprilia, a unit of the Italian vehicle maker Piaggio, is best known for its sportbikes, and it has packed the new Sportcity with technology derived from those race-winning machines, including an electronic fuel-injected engine and 15-inch wheels. The Sportcity […]
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